Man charged with murder after beating victim succumbs to injuries

Posted: 9:08 AM, Jun 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-14 13:13:14Z

CINCINNATI -- Darrell Scott Jr., 29, has been charged with murder and felonious assault after 26-year-old Yelena Landesman succumbed to her injuries late Monday evening.

Around 10:10 p.m. Saturday, police and fire officials responded to reports of an unconscious woman at 2457 Maplewood Ave. suffering injuries from blunt force trauma. Landesman was transported to the UC Medical Center with non-survivable injuries.

Homicide detectives arrested Scott Sunday on charges of felonious assault.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Section at (513) 352-3542 or CRIMESTOPPERS at (513) 352-3040 or text “CINTIP” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Callers may remain anonymous and may receive compensation for their information.